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ICE: Roughly 400 Immigration Detainees Quarantined in Arizona

The number represented about 15 percent of those quarantined over mumps virus exposure.

2,200 Quarantined Over Mumps Outbreak at Immigration Centers

The outbreak has renewed long-held concerns over access to medical care at immigration facilities.

Mexico Closes 5 Immigrant Detention Centers

A statement from the federal immigration agency cited a lack of "minimum working conditions" at the facilities.

Guidelines Ask Agents to Target Spanish Speakers at Border

The guidance applies to a program requiring asylum seekers wait in Mexico.

Pima County Votes to Oppose Border Razor Wire, National Emergency

Both resolutions passed the board of supervisors on party-line votes.

Feds Extend Temporary Protected Status for People From Four Countries

A professor says the roughly 10-month extension leaves bigger questions unanswered.

Developer on Decision to Turn Monastery Into Temporary Shelter

Ross Rulney eventually plans to build high-end apartments on the property.

Inside the Monastery-Turned-Shelter for Migrant Families

Tucson's Benedictine Monastery had been vacant for almost a year before opening its doors to asylum seekers.

Sex Abuse Allegations Come Up at Hearing on Family Separations

A U.S. representative highlighted allegations of sex crimes against migrant children during the Obama and Trump administrations.

What Research Says About Immigrant Crime Rates

One report from the Cato Institute found immigrants are less likely than U.S.-born citizens to be convicted of crimes.

Arizona 'Angel Parents' Speak About Causes Taken Up After Losing Children

The term describes a parent whose child has been killed by an undocumented immigrant.

Tucson Monastery Sheltering Asylum-Seekers Bused From Texas

A nonprofit is organizing the shelter services; immigration officials say Texas facilities have run out of room.

Charges Dropped Against 4 Migrant Aid Volunteers

The No More Deaths members will be fined but receive no jail time.

Nogales, Sonora, Opens New Shelter For Migrants

With wait times getting longer and temperatures dropping, the city opened a new shelter and started taking in families this week.

#Black - Exploring Identity with Photography

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A "Go Fund Me" campaign for the border wall; An author's journey in search of her Sephardic Jewish heritage; and the world debut of the play "The Hall of Final Ruin."

Trump Administration Sued Over Shift in Asylum Policy

The lawsuit says the policy puts the migrants in danger and hampers their ability to prepare their cases.

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